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Phoenix Channel 11 Wins Rocky Mountain Region Emmy Award

PHX 11, the city of Phoenix’s award-winning cable television station, recently was recognized by industry peers at the 2006 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards. Garnering the Emmy award for the Rio Salado Project in the “Environment Program or Special” category, the station’s work also was recognized with an Emmy nomination in the Public/Current/Community Affairs – Feature/Segment category.

PHX 11’s Matt Barcellos, Angela Holdsworth and Chris Zang produced the Emmy award-winning special on the development of the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Project. The program focused on the collaboration between the city of Phoenix, Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies that worked together to make the project a reality. The special featured several bird species, the flora and fauna of the habitat and showed miles of trails that are available for outdoor recreation.

The program will be airing on PHX 11 at the following times and dates: 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11; 6 and 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12; 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13; 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14; 8:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15; and 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16.

Each year, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) chapters across the country recognize and reward excellence in their broadcasting communities. For more than 20 years, the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter has done this through the annual Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards.

PHX 11 also was recently recognized by its government industry peers and ranked fourth place as the best municipal television station in the nation by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA).

As the city’s source for news and information, PHX 11 produces feature stories, community news programs, interview/discussion shows with elected officials and a wide variety of specials highlighting everything from arts and culture to current events.

For more information about what’s on PHX 11, visit or call the station at 602-261-8937.

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